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need help with 5speed 4x4 swap

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dana 35 and 8.8 4.0 v6

as many of you know it is hard to find my truck with a 5 speed for its year.
my question is is there any other 5speed trannys out there i can just plug in and drive or can i get one outa a 92 4.0 v6 2wd and change the tail shaft,i just need guidance really bad,dont quite know what will bolt to my motor and my transfer case at the same time and work nicely.
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anybody have any information or part ideas the can shoot my way????

i dont know what my transfercase will and will not bolt up to
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i think any 97 down with a 4.0 and 4wd will work.
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i think any 97 down with a 4.0 and 4wd will work.
thanks for your input anyone else chime in with confermation??? downey how do you like the stick shift??have you ever felt what the automatics felt like
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i moved jasons truck and it feels like an auto. i will tell you this i tow damn near 5000 lbs with my manual tranny and mine has well over 150k on it and it takes a beating. get a good clutch. mine only has 40k on it and im going to need a new one soon from all the heavy towing
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i moved jasons truck and it feels like an auto. i will tell you this i tow damn near 5000 lbs with my manual tranny and mine has well over 150k on it and it takes a beating. get a good clutch. mine only has 40k on it and im going to need a new one soon from all the heavy towing
thats good to hear :) do you know if your transfer case and mine are the same???? thats the only thing thats really scaring me cause i know what my tranny is and i know what my motor is<i just dont know it the transfer cases will swap over years<your 4x4 isnt maual selecting huh??its electric???
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